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Old 07-19-2013, 07:02 PM   #29
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Ok? In drag radial sizes yes.

None of which corresponds to replacing the tires currently on the car.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:05 PM   #30
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I like the grip they have but the wear is terrible. I'm gonna go with something that's gonna last me a little longer.

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Old 07-19-2013, 07:09 PM   #31
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In this size, you aren't going to find much. Almost all tires in this size have a ~200 treadwear.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:09 PM   #32
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The problem you will run into is there aren't many choices in this tire size. Almost all are comparable in performance wear and price to the G2's (michelin, pirelli, etc). Nitto does not make a tire in this size.
For road courses and daily driving, there's the Michelin Pilot Super Sport. A fantastic handling tire in the 1LE size, and a harder compound than the Goodyear F1 G2's. They might do better in the cold, I don't know.

Here in CA, I'm not too worried about low temps and really like the Goodyears. But when it comes time to replace, the Michelin's are high on the candidate list.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:11 PM   #33
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I agree. They look like the best bet.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:18 PM   #34
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$253.98 each here. http://www.onlinetires.com/products/...+100y+vsb.html

Shipping is $25/tire.

As I'm in Phoenix and it's been hot, I've had no problems whatsoever with the tires, including in the rain.
hmm.. for that price they dont seem.. bad.. sort of bearable.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:26 PM   #35
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Michelin PSS is where it's at right now. These tires grip better than the GY and last longer. I've pushed the Michelin very hard on my M5 and the tires still look great at close to 12K miles.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:41 AM   #36
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Try Nitto 555. they still have great performance, but have a water diffusion built into the tread. its what i ran on my '02 SLP.
How about Nitto NT01. Was told by race instructor to consider these.


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The problem you will run into is there aren't many choices in this tire size. Almost all are comparable in performance wear and price to the G2's (michelin, pirelli, etc). Nitto does not make a tire in this size.
NT01 available but waiting for vendors to get them. They were released just like 2 weeks ago I think.
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Old 07-20-2013, 07:42 AM   #38
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Nitto dose make a P295-35 20" in the Invo . It just one steep up in size from the P285 that come on the car . I am going to give a set of these a try on my car when the Goodyears are done .http://www.nittotire.com/Tire/invo#size
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Old 07-20-2013, 10:09 AM   #39
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Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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For road courses and daily driving, there's the Michelin Pilot Super Sport. A fantastic handling tire in the 1LE size, and a harder compound than the Goodyear F1 G2's. They might do better in the cold, I don't know.

Here in CA, I'm not too worried about low temps and really like the Goodyears. But when it comes time to replace, the Michelin's are high on the candidate list.
Informative thread. I am in Phoenix but will do a run or two to Flagstaff where depending on time of year can be colder. Won't go when it's really cold.

Based on that if I get the Michelin's will they look similar to the stock Goodyears on the car and will they be better in the wet? How much? Has anyone tried them, are they better in the cold.

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Old 07-20-2013, 10:49 AM   #40
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Informative thread. I am in Phoenix but will do a run or two to Flagstaff where depending on time of year can be colder. Won't go when it's really cold.

Based on that if I get the Michelin's will they look similar to the stock Goodyears on the car and will they be better in the wet? How much? Has anyone tried them, are they better in the cold.

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The Michelin has a square shoulder, and is good in the rain.
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Old 07-20-2013, 11:28 AM   #41
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Here a video you all mite want to watch
I like what the tire engineer said about try to make the Invo tire work through a wide rang of temperature .
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Old 07-20-2013, 02:45 PM   #42
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Nitto dose make a P295-35 20" in the Invo . It just one steep up in size from the P285 that come on the car . I am going to give a set of these a try on my car when the Goodyears are done .http://www.nittotire.com/Tire/invo#size
INVO isn't up to par on the level of grip as the other tires mentioned.
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